You can still keep your cool on duty this summer in garments made to beat the heat.
Manufacturers are mindful of how hot summer months can get for officers in uniform. Some have altered existing products specifically for hot weather, while others have created brand new gear. The results are ultra-lightweight, sweat-wicking products, along with items designed to hydrate, that include cooling effects without sacrificing protection or professionalism.
When you're not wearing a traditional uniform, you need durable trousers like these tac pants with lots of pockets to hold your gear on duty, on the range, and on the go.
Maintain hand protection with the latest gloves that feature enhanced designs and materials.
Undergarments that fit your body provide comfortable protection from sweat and chafing when worn beneath your body armor or clothes.
With increased heat in the summer months, law enforcement uniform manufacturers are creating products specifically for the season or adjusting their current products to be used universally.
There are two requirements for every holster. Number one, a holster needs to keep a pistol secure when it is not needed. Number two, a holster has to let the wearer get to his or her weapon fast when it is needed.
Guarantee having a handy implement at your fingertips with new knives and multi-tools for law enforcement. Here are 12 currently available tools from leading law enforcement suppliers. Photos courtesy of vendors.
These six duty belts give officers an often overlooked yet essential uniform accessory. View our other uniform accessory galleries covering socks and underwear. Photos courtesy of vendors.
Law enforcement agencies across the country value functional uniforms. As fabric and design technology improve, manufacturers are able to create a more diverse array of products that enhance efficiency on the job.
In the Blackhawk Epoch holster system, a wedge engages from the side of the holster and locks into the ejection port. The wedge is released when the shooter grips the pistol to draw and pushes down on a plunger with his or her thumb
Law enforcement officers can now choose from a variety of high-lumen flashlights to help illuminate dark alleys, vehicles, or rooms. These lights can improve officer safety by revealing threats, and assist in searches for trace evidence in low-light scenarios. Photos courtesy of vendors.
Looking for a gift idea for fellow cops? Check out 12 of the most requested items in a POLICE Magazine holiday survey. For the last few holiday seasons, the editors of POLICE Magazine have gotten together, brainstormed gift ideas for law enforcement officers, and published what we call a holiday wish list. This year, we decided to use a different protocol. We surveyed a large segment of our readers and asked them what they want for Christmas. We got a lot of answers. The following is a representative sample of 12 gifts requested by our audience. Be sure to also read, "5 Gift Ideas for the Female Officer." Photos courtesy of vendors.
The availability of different jacket styles for various functions and types of weather makes getting through a shift in any situation much more bearable. Photos courtesy of vendors.